Should We File A Lawsuit if Our Parent Develops Bedsores At a Nursing Home? – Part 1: Pre-Trial

December 10, 2019
Lawyer consults with clients whose family member was afflicted with bedsores while residing in a nursing home

Bedsores are a leading indicator of nursing home neglect. The appearance of these injuries usually means that the resident was not properly moved or transferred as required, cutting off the blood supply to the skin. If your loved one has developed bedsores in a skilled nursing facility, you may want...

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Paralyzed Man Awarded $750,000 for Bedsores Caused By Neglect at a Bronx Nursing Home

November 20, 2019
Disabled person sitting in wheelchair

A jury recently awarded $750,000 to a paralyzed man who suffered from bedsores caused by negligent care at a skilled nursing facility in Bronx County. The settlement was negotiated by the nursing home abuse attorneys at the law firm Dalli & Marino, LLP. The resident was often left in a...

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What If I Suspect My Parent In A Nursing Home Is Getting The Wrong Medications?

November 6, 2019
Pills spilled out of a bottle

A recent study by The Journal of The American Geriatrics Society found that 75% of nursing home residents had been subject to at least one potential medication error. Senior citizens are living longer with the help of prescription medications, often taking five or more drugs per day. But the possibility...

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Elderly Woman’s Estate Awarded $400,000 For Fractured Hip Caused By Neglect At a Bronx Nursing Home

October 29, 2019
Elderly woman on the floor after falling down

An elderly woman’s estate recently recovered $400,000 from a Bronx nursing home found liable for the negligence that caused her to fall and break her hip. The settlement was negotiated by the nursing home abuse attorneys at the law firm Dalli & Marino, LLP. “The facility’s staff failed to properly...

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Elder Abuse Alert: Assisted Living Facility Employees Arrested for Running Fight Club for Dementia Patients – New York Daily News

October 23, 2019
Three women working at a North Carolina assisted living facility allegedly encouraged patients to fight and even filmed it

(Photo from Winston-Salem Police Department) The New York Daily News shares a disturbing report on elder abuse in North Carolina, where three employees at an assisted living facility were charged with assaulting an individual with a disability after encouraging, and even filming, dementia patients fighting each other. One employee also...

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Nursing Homes Cited for Abuse Now Easier to Find on Government Site – Modern Healthcare

October 15, 2019
Caseworker yelling at elderly man

Federal agency The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  (CMS) will now call out specific nursing homes that have been cited for abuse and neglect, according to a story from Modern Healthcare. The agency’s Nursing Home Compare website will add icons next to the skilled nursing facilities in your area...

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“Elderly Woman’s Son Says His Mother’s Severe Facial Injuries Are From Nursing Home Abuse” – WABC-TV

October 8, 2019
Nursing home resident allegedly assaulted by staff

An 86-year-old woman’s son suspects that her brutal facial injuries were caused by nursing home abuse in a New Jersey facility, according to a report from Toni Yates at WABC-TV. Benny Gomez says his mother suffered double fractures to her face, a broken nose and stitches.  The Westfield Center Nursing...

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How Can New York’s Child Victims Act Help Sexual Abuse Survivors Get Justice in Court?

October 3, 2019
New York State's new law allows sexual abuse victims to seek justice in court

New York’s new Child Victims Act has allowed at least 639 sexual abuse survivors across the state to file civil suits against abusers and the institutions that protected those abusers, according to the New York State Unified Court System. That number only accounts for cases filed from August 14, the...

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John Dalli Addresses New York State Civil Court Judges on Nursing Home Litigation in New York State Courts

September 26, 2019
John Dalli Addresses New York State Civil Court Judges on Nursing Home Litigation in New York State Courts

John Dalli shares how he and his firm Dalli & Marino combat nursing home abuse and neglect in a presentation to the New York State Civil Court Board of Judges. John Dalli, a partner in law firm Dalli & Marino LLP, was one of four attorneys invited to present at...

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What If My Parent Living In a Nursing Home Gets Bedsores?

September 24, 2019
Bedsores can occur when nursing home patients are neglected, and can lead to serious infections and even death.

It’s well known in the nursing home industry that the presence of bedsores in patients indicates a facility is understaffed, resulting in neglect.  Unfortunately, in New York City, a vast majority of these skilled nursing facilities fall short on providing enough care for their residents, according to a recent City...

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